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Eight fragments of gypsum mummy mask, belongs with 38-8-5. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: ca 2:5


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Masks
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2037b X, chamber
  • Material
    Gypsum (plaster)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 19.3 cm Width: 14.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 39.828
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Remarks
    38-6-37 (fragments of mask) + 38-8-5 (fragments of body covering) = MFA 39.828
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2037

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Assmann, Jan. "Preservation and Presentation of Self in Ancient Egyptian Portraiture." In: Peter Der Manuelian, ed., Studies in Honor of William Kelly Simpson 1. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1996, p. 60, fig. 8.

    D'Auria, Sue, Peter Lacovara, and Catharine H. Roehrig. Mummies & Magic: The Funerary Arts of Ancient Egypt. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1988, pp. 91-92, cat. 23.

    Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, pp. 476-477, cat. 197.

    Freed, Rita E., Lawrence M. Berman, and Denise M. Doxey. Arts of Ancient Egypt. MFA Highlights. Boston: MFA Publications, 2003, p. 98.

    Hawass, Zahi. "A Burial with an Unusual Plaster Mask in the Western Cemetery of Khufu's Pyramid." In Renée Friedman and Barbara Adams, eds. The Followers of Horus. Studies dedicated to Michael Allen Hoffman 1944-1990. Egyptian Studies Association Publication No. 2. Oxbow Monograph 20. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 1992, p. 333, fig. 7.

    Smith, William Stevenson. Ancient Egypt as Represented in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1960 (6th ed.), p. 65, fig. 37.